Cheesy Aubergine Bakes


This dish proves that the humble aubergine can definitely impress.

4 from 2 votes

Cheesy Aubergine Bakes

Servings 4 people
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • Rubber spatula
  • Sharp knife


  • 2 aubergines sliced in half lengthways
  • 1 cup home made or shop bought tomato sauce
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup  panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • Handful of fresh basil
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)


  • Place the halved aubergines on a baking sheet skin side down. Rub them with the olive oil and season with salt. Place in an oven at 200oc for around 15-20 minutes until soft.
  • In a bowl mix the panko breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and some olive oil.
  • Remove from the oven. Cover each of the aubergine halves with the tomato sauce, sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over each half.
  • Top each half with the breadcrumb mixture then place back in the oven until perfectly golden and bubbling.
Course: Main Course, Starter
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Aubergine, Main, Starter

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